Front End Web Developer

Posted 8 October by Alex James Digital
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Our client are a fast growing retail business.

This is a perfect opportunity for a passionate and energetic mid-level developer to use their front-end expertise across multiple projects and websites.

Specialising in HTML, CSS and Javascript with a keen interest in UX and CRO, you will play a key role in the development of the groups portfolio of websites in the coming months and years.

Working closely with WordPress and Front-End technologies, your knowledge should be at a good standard. The successful candidate should be able to code designs supplied by the in-house design team and manage projects through to completion, liaising with internal departments and external agencies throughout a project where necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a positive, "can-do" attitude and will be a strong communicator who is able to both discuss and solve complex problems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain and continually improve all group websites
  • Development and implementation of CRO tests
  • Lead the development of new landing pages/websites
  • Install, test and debug WordPress plugins
  • Communicate the intricacies of complex web development issues, acting as a subject matter expert both internally across departments and externally with our agency partners
  • Working alongside a team of great people within the company

Key requirements:

  • At least 2 years professional experience in web development
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Javascript and AJAX
  • Extensive WordPress CMS knowledge
  • Bespoke WordPress theme development from scratch
  • The ability to build custom functionality with WordPress template pages
  • A working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Ability to take projects from PSD through to fully functioning web pages
  • Strong attention to detail and experience in advanced testing
  • Experience with responsive design and cross browser compatibility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Bootstrap CSS or a similar framework
  • Understanding of UX, UI and CRO principles and best practices
  • Experience of building customer facing websites
  • Experience in integrating with CRM systems

Desirable skills:

  • Backend knowledge in more advanced PHP would be a bonus
  • Competent working with Adobe Creative Suite (predominantly Photoshop & Sketch)
  • Experience in technical website SEO
  • Experience in managing development staging areas and using Version Control Systems such as GIT

Excellent package offered to the successful candidate.

Required skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Wordpress
  • UX

Reference: 34129289

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